Category Archives: Atlanta

I Am Somebody – Georgia Lee

Today is the first day of the rest of your life A dorm-room poster that never inspired But the nation is sick, trouble’s in the land And every day now is somebody’s last

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THE MAIN PAIN – By Georgia Lee

Mother was there today. I lie face down on a table, under a bright light. My back exposed and wrapped in white paper with a big hole where the needle goes.

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SELF RELIANCE – ON BIRTHDAYS

(Reposted/ April 12,  20…) April 12, (year intentionally left blank) Today on my 61st birthday, I choose to be alone. I retreat to a cabin, deep in the North Georgia mountains wilderness. To contemplate the meaning of life. To contemplate the … Continue reading

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THE BEATLES – August 18, 1965 Live at Atlanta Stadium

The Beatles at Atlanta Stadium – August 18, 1965   I was a pre-teen Beatle-maniac on a magical night. Fifty-plus years later, I relive it all.  Who knows how long I’ve loved you? You know I love you still.  Somehow, my best … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN CONTEST – VOTE!

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         THIS MONTH I’VE BEEN SCOURING THE VILLAGE FOR GREAT HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS – THE NEIGHBORS ARE RESTLESS (AND CREATIVE – VOTE YOUR FAVORITE (disclaimer: frog below discovered  in photographer’s house)          

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MY FATHER – ON WRITING

Writing books is easy! By Georgia Lee, from the diary of Emmett Lee            When my father, Emmett Lloyd Lee, turned 80, I gave him a guided journal “A Father’s Legacy – Your Life’s Story in … Continue reading

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PSYCHOTIC IN AMERICA – a mother speaks

“I’ve calculated numbers in our birthdays in a formula for exact dates of death. Mine is Tuesday. I’m working on yours. It’s genius. Continue reading

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MENTAL ILLNESS – a mother speaks

I’m crying as I write this. This past Easter Sunday – visiting hours at Peachford Hospital. I am alone. My son, 26, unshaven, shaking, in flip-flops and torn clothes he slept in, sits alone at a table, peeling a tangerine. … Continue reading

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BRIEF CANDLES – AN HOUR ONSTAGE

At the end of life, the very old shrink into child-size imitations of the towering adults their children knew. Not my parents, I would have thought as a child, if I’d ever imagined such a thing. Not my parents. Those … Continue reading

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THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!

THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!.

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